Salute to Veterans
Kaboose.com would like to honor the brave men and women who have fought for freedom over the years.
- Celebrating America's Freedoms
Find information and activities about Veterans Day, Memorial Day, and more from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Check out the fact sheet on America’s Wars on the same site for a summary of conflicts to date.
- Armistice Day
Learn how various countries honor veterans on November 11.
- Thank American Troops
Download a thank you letter template and find out about US kids who are taking action to help US troops and children overseas.
- Updates on US efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan
Fact sheets, maps, and a list of fallen warriors help adults and kids alike understand the reason and sacrifices behind these current conflicts.
- Current peacekeeping missions Answers questions such as “What is peacekeeping?” and outlines the role of UN peacekeeping forces since 1948.
- The Veterans History Project
Photos, artwork, and audio clips bring veterans' stories to life, from World War I right up to the Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts.
- The Great War
Maps, highlights, a timeline, and interviews on this PBS site introduce students to the events and consequences of WWI.
- "Produce for Victory" Posters on the American Home Front (1941-45)
Browse through this selection of WWII American home front posters by the National Museum of American History and the Smithsonian Institution.
- Songs and Poems for Veterans and Remembrance Day
In Flander's Fields and other poppy songs teach wee ones about wartime sacrifices.
- Children in War
Find out about children in war and make a donation to help war victims.
Desert-Storm.com is a site created by a student to honor those who participated in Operation Desert-Storm.
- Battlefield: Vietnam
PBS examines Guerrilla Tactics, the Air War in Vietnam , and the Siege at Khe Sanh.
- Private Art: World War II Letters To and From Home
Meet Pvt. Arthur Pranger and read the letters of a boy becoming a man in the midst of wartime turmoil.
- The National Memorial Day Concert
Every year PBS's star-studded National Memorial Day Concert remembers the sacrifices of America 's veterans.
- USS Arizona Memorial
Learn about this floating memorial to the men who lost their lives at Pearl Harbor in World War II.
- War Memorials Around the World
This Christian site features a comprehensive list of worldwide war memorials.
- John's Word Search Puzzles: Veteran's Day
Learn about US wars by finding words in a word search.
- Canada Remembers Kids' Zone
Tales, games, coloring pages, and more will help little ones find out more about World War I. Older kids and teens will enjoy the Canada Remembers Times on the same site.
- Write to Canadian Troops
Boost morale among the Canadian Forces and find out where Canadian soldiers, sailors, and Air Force personnel are helping out around the world.